Sripali Weerakkody

Sripali Weerakkody

Sripali Shiromala Weerakkody

All-rounder

National Side

Sri Lanka

Date of Birth

07-01-1986

Age

32

Place of Birth

Kirindiwela, Sri Lanka

Batting Style

Left-hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right-arm medium

Overview

Sripali Weerakkody is amongst the most experienced players of Sri Lanka. She plays as an all-rounder in the team but mostly contributes through her bowling.The medium-pacer made her international debut in 2006 against Pakistan and ever since then, became a key member of the side.

 

Not a specialized bowler in the initial run of her career, Sripali continued playing regularly and improved thereon, becoming an asset for the national set-up. Her skills were nourished with the added advantage of pace and consistency marked by an economical bowling average.

 

At present, she is the lead pacer of the team who rallies around the younger lot, giving crucial advice to the likes of Ama Kanchana and Eshani. Her experiences and skills always help the team at crucial stages. At present, she is the most economical bowler of her team and keeps a constant tab on the scoring rates.